Steamrollered in Galicia: The Austro-Hungarian Army and the Brusilov Offensive, 1916

  title={Steamrollered in Galicia: The Austro-Hungarian Army and the Brusilov Offensive, 1916},
  author={John R. Schindler},
  journal={War in History},
  pages={27 - 59}
Russia’s summer 1916 Galician operation, the noted Brusilov offensive, was one of the most successful efforts of the First World War, resulting in the near-destruction of the Austro-Hungarian Army in the east. However, the causes of Russian success, and particularly of Habsburg defeat, have been little studied and less understood; in particular, ethnic-based disloyalty has always been the explanation for Austro-Hungarian setbacks in mid-1916. However, this article closely examines poor Habsburg… 
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